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Steinberg, close to Nördlingen (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.9° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 49.1° N, 9.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: MN 6 (13.7 - 12.8 Ma)

• MN6

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Heißig. 1989. The faunal succession of the Bavarian Molasse reconsidered - correlation of the MN5 and MN6 faunas. Lindsay, E. H., Fahlbusch, V. & Mein, P.: European Neogene Mammal Chronology. Nato ASI-series, Plenum Press; New York 181-192 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49522: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 19.04.2005, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, Juliette Richter and Terri Cleary

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